470 Massachusetts Avenue, Acton MA 01720


Carol Newman (Kendrick) Mahoney

Carol Newman (Kendrick) Mahoney

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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Carol Newman Mahoney, age 86, of Littleton, MA. and many years of Acton, MA., passed away peacefully on November 22, 2020. She was the daughter of James and Margaret Kendrick and grew up in Roslindale and Brookline, MA. Beloved wife of 63 years to Jack Mahoney and devoted mother of Margo Mahoney of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, Maura Mahoney Wallace and her husband Jonathan of Westminster, MA., Jay Mahoney and his wife Margaret of Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, and Marybeth Yee and her husband Mike of Vancouver, Washington and sister of Marilyn Ellsworth of The Villages, Florida.

Carol leaves behind her 5 grandchildren, Meghan Wallace, Molli Gorrell, Maddie Mahoney, Jack Mahoney and Justin Yee as well as one great granddaughter, Natalie Gorrell.

Carol attended Ursuline Academy, Chandler School, and Framingham State College. She was a flight attendant for United Airlines, stationed in Newark, NJ, then Boston, MA. Known for her festive parties organized for any reason or holiday, loved everything about Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA and considered herself an honorary member of the Class of 1955. She was an active supporter and worker at Theatre III in Acton for over 20 years and dedicated member of Acton’s ARTC. Carol was active in her church, St. Anne of Littleton, MA. and was an eucharistic minister for many years.

Carol was a direct descendant of Saint John Henry Newman, the renowned 19th century English Catholic philosopher and thinker who was canonized a saint in Rome by the Pope in 2019.

Burial arrangements will be private to the immediate family members with a funeral Mass to take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Anne Church, 75 King Street, Littleton, MA 01460, or visit Saint Anne Littleton, MA. website at, https://www.myowngiving.com/Default.aspx?cid=132 and donate to Online Giving which is located at the bottom of the page.

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    A funeral Mass is planned and will be announced.
    470 Massachusetts Ave
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    A funeral mass in St. Anne Church will held at a later date.
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    Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery
    111 Glenallen Street
    WINCHENDON, MA 01475
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    A Private Urn burial will be held at a later date


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Acton Funeral Home

Posted at 01:39pm

Carol Mahoney and Jack at Senator Scott Brown's Christmas party, 2010

Rest in Peace, Carol.
Jim Conboy.


Nancy Murphy Posted at 12:28pm

Jack and family, So sorry to hear of your great loss. Lots of good memories of St. Isidore's, parties at your home and Holy Cross. May you have comfort in knowing God is with you at this time. Love, Nancy Murphy

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